Stories tagged: oregon
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 10:27 P.M.
Oregon woman pleads guilty to assaulting passenger on flight
An Oregon woman pleaded guilty Friday to a felony assault charge that was filed after a female passenger complained that she had been groped during a flight from Las Vegas …
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 10:18 A.M.
Caretaker, neighbor accused of setting Oregon woman on fire
Official say two northern Oregon women are facing several charges including murder after they were suspected of setting a woman on fire days before Christmas.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 3:52 P.M.
Couple caught in Wyoming with 48 pounds of marijuana bought in Oregon
Southern Wyoming police say a couple arrested in possession of 48 pounds of marijuana purchased in Oregon was planning on selling it in Indiana.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 9:56 A.M.
Portland council meetings too unsafe to attend, commissioner says
Portland Commissioner Nick Fish has directed members of his staff to no longer attend City Council meetings because they are unsafe.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 9:37 A.M.
Oregon man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife
A Roseburg man convicted of murdering his wife has been sentenced to life in prison.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 10:54 P.M.
Historic Wolf Creek Inn expected to reopen in May
Shuttered to visitors since 2014, the historic Wolf Creek Inn is expected to reopen for overnight guests and daytime visitors on May 1.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 10:47 A.M.
Oregon mayor, 71, accused of soliciting sex with 14-year-old girl resigns
The 71-year-old mayor of a southern Oregon town who was arrested and accused of setting up a meeting to have sex with a 14-year-old girl who was actually a police …
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:39 A.M.
Oregon man gets two life sentences for killing roommates
A 21-year-old central Oregon man has been sentenced to two terms of life in prison without parole for the shooting deaths of his two roommates last year.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:38 A.M.
Two Bend teens arrested for allegedly selling fake gold bars
Police have arrested two teenagers in Central Oregon for allegedly selling fake gold bars to unsuspecting adults in the past year.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:37 A.M.
Former Oregon Boy Scouts file $14 million lawsuit claiming sex abuse
Two men have filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and its local branch for $7 million each, claiming they were sexually abused by a former scout leader …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 3:50 P.M.
Former fugitive doctor gets more than 44 years for rape
A former Oregon doctor who previously fled the country to avoid federal drug charges has been sentenced to more than 44 years in prison for rape.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 11:21 A.M.
Oregon teen’s mom: Feds should probe fatal police shooting
The mother of an Oregon teenager who was fatally shot by a Portland police officer is demanding a federal investigation into her son’s death.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 11:16 A.M.
University of Oregon professor sues school over gender discrimination
The University of Oregon has been hit with a lawsuit by one of its psychology professors over claims that she is being paid substantially less than several of her less-experienced …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 11:14 A.M.
18-year-old gets life in prison for Oregon stabbing death
An 18-year-old woman has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally stabbing her son’s aunt, who was several months pregnant at the time of her death in northwest Oregon.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 8:04 A.M.
Astoria man sues hospital for $9 million for negligence
An Astoria man has filed a $9 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a city hospital alleging a radiologist was negligent and missed signs of a stroke.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 8:04 A.M.
Dead cattle in eastern Oregon reservoir disturb tourists
Dead cattle floating in a reservoir just west of the Oregon-Idaho border are causing trouble for tourists.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 1:19 P.M.
Oregon jobless rate tumbles to new record low
State economists say the rate of unemployed Oregonians fell again in February to 4 percent, marking the lowest such figure the state has seen in at least the past four …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:49 A.M.
Oregon man gets 14 years for baby assault, jail fight
An Oregon man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to assaulting a baby and, later, a fellow inmate at the Linn County Jail.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:48 A.M.
Man gets 10 years in Central Oregon shooting death
A Central Oregon man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of a man who sold him fake methamphetamine.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:45 A.M.
Jailed man who attempted suicide dies at hospital
Authorities say a man who was jailed in Hillsboro has died at a hospital after attempting to kill himself.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:02 P.M.
High pesticide level leads to Oregon marijuana recall
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has issued its first recall of recreational marijuana.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:20 A.M.
Mother sues school district after child left sleeping on bus
The mother of a 4-year-old special education student who was left sleeping on an empty Tillamook County school bus has filed a lawsuit.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 12:52 P.M.
Oregon Legislature votes to raise bottle refund to 10 cents
Starting on April 1, Oregonians will be able to double the money they get back for recycling their old plastic water bottles, soda cans and beer bottles at redemption sites …
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 12:21 P.M.
Homeless man found dead in Portland tent
Police say a homeless man was found dead inside a tent along Interstate 84. Portland police Sgt. Pete Simpson says officers discovered the man last week while conducting a welfare …
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 12:18 P.M.
Oregon man who fired gun during Super Bowl unfit to stand trial
A man accused of firing a gunshot while watching New England’s come-from-behind victory in the Super Bowl has been deemed unfit to stand trial.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11:19 A.M.
Oregon curtails some use of gillnets on Columbia River
The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission backed off its Columbia River standoff with Washington when it met Friday in Corvallis.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11:16 A.M.
Oregon State University tuition hike vote postponed due to protesters
The Oregon State University Board of Trustees postponed a vote on a possible tuition increase after protesters interrupted its meeting.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:57 A.M.
Amazon planning third data complex near Hermiston
Amazon is proposing to build a third data complex west of Hermiston consisting of four data centers.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:54 A.M.
Ex-Oregon sergeant pleads guilty to sex with Idaho boy
A former Oregon sheriff’s sergeant has pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old Idaho boy he met through a dating app.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:47 P.M.
Man gets 16 years for rape, 4 decades after wife-rape case
An Oregon man convicted of raping two women was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison Friday, almost 40 years after he was acquitted of raping his then-wife in …